Inspiration 

Need a little inspiration for your next project? Here’s a few project ideas to get you started!  

 

  

Fall Is In The Air

That’s right, the seasons are changing which means that it’s time for those beautiful, rich colors of Fall! With Halloween and Thanksgiving right around the corner, here’s FIVE project ideas for you to transform the ordinary into extraordinary with some basic finds from a craft store.

 

 

  

REBEL is My Song

Find your song and let is spin on an upcycled vinyl record! Follow the process I used to express the song that drives my creativity using your favorite embellishments to create a visual interpretation of the mantra that fuels your artist voice.

 

 

 

Bahama Memories

Transform a basic shadow box into a beach themed treasure trove of found objects and memories from your ocean adventure! Learn how to create a textured background and incorporate your found objects from your trip.

 

 

 

Art Ingredients Lantern

Here’s my latest Ikea hack, transforming a basic metal lantern into a decor piece that’s sure to get noticed! Build beautiful color and texture using Patina Effects Pastes with a touch of Metallique highlights.

 

 

  

Between The Pages

What can you create with an old book? If you’ve ever wanted to learn the basics to book carving to create shrines out of a book, this is the perfect place to start. And if you like the outside cover (shown), just wait until you see the surprises found inside!

 

 

 

Want to find more Inspiration? 

From beginners who are looking for a place to get started, or artists looking for new ideas, there’s so many projects and technique tutorials for you to discover all in one place! Use the quick links below to get inspired by ArtNewWave…

  • Video Tutorials in Mixed Media, Beading Basics, Resin & Jewelry and Paper Arts
  • Step By Step projects that walk you through the process of creating masterpieces
  • Blog Posts which feature a variety of different projects and mediums

 

 

 

 

 

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Wanderlust 2017

Wanderlust is whole year long journey – an online event offering videos from 24 guest teachers and 2 resident teachers on weekly basis (each one is full length, high quality and downloadable) with access to the Wanderlust Community with a supportive and friendly atmosphere. There are various activities that will stimulate your creativity and motivate you to simply enjoy the process of making art. Together with the class you will also get an exclusive whole year discount to leading art and craft retailers. 

Other instructors who have been announced so far are: Mary Wangerin, Wilna Furstenberg, Amanda Grace, Alena Hennessy, Gurlana, Jessica Sporn, Mindy Lacefield, Dyan Reaveley, Kate Crane, Finnabar, Vicky Papaionnou, Rae Missigman, Sandra Evertson, Nicki Dennett, Jo Firth-Young, Azoline, Wendy Brightbill, Lorraine Bell, Marta Lapkowska, Andy Skinner, and Susan Tonkin Riegel.